Monthly Archives: February 2011

Geotagging with Google Maps

Even though I couldn’t attend RootsTech, I was inspired with several great ideas for family history.  One was using Google Maps to geotag family history locations and then share it with my family. It’s really simple to set up and … Continue reading

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Iowa Graves Registration

  I have quite a number of ancestors that lived in the Davenport area along the Mississippi River through the late 1800′s.  About half of them have been really easy to find. The other half… A very useful resource for … Continue reading

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Prepping to teach FamilySearch/New FamilySearch class

I’m finalizing my preparation for a class I’m teaching this weekend on NFS & FamilySearch.  Had a great turnout last month and hoping for another good group.  I love helping people discover features that are less than obvious within the … Continue reading

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FamilySearch YouTube Channel

Another great find from those tweeting at Rootstech.   FamilySearch has it’s own YouTube channel.  From the videos they’ve got posted, it looks like they just started posting in Oct 2010, but more than half were posted in 2011. You … Continue reading

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RootsTech-Day 1

I’ve spent the morning monitoring Rootstech from home.  Despite being rather jealous of all those able to attend, I’m grateful to able to check in as my schedule permits.  The opening Keynote addresses this morning were really good.  It was … Continue reading

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The American Genealogical Biographical Index (AGBI)

While researching one of my lines this morning I came across a source I haven’t encountered before – The American Genealogical Biographical Index (AGBI).  I was surprised to see that the Ancestry articles I found in my Google search was … Continue reading

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UPDATE: About me

I’ve updated the About me page and wanted to post before turning in for the night.

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FamilySearch Accounts for the General Public

I received an email with some exciting news from FamilySearch recently.  The email is quoted below. “The new.familysearch.org website [currently only available to members of the LDS church] will, sometime in the future, become integrated into the familysearch.org website and

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